Tom Mork has a story to tell, one, he says, replete with ignorance, despair, bewilderment, humor, and hope. He’ll tell it while riding his bike. Read more →
It’s taking Chris Ring, the Navy veteran who is swimming the length of the Mississippi River in a show of support for the families of soldiers killed in combat, a bit longer than expected because he’s running into so many families. He’s fine with that. Read more →
Long-time readers of NewsCut know we have a particular fondness for those who challenge themselves on long-distance endeavors. We have a new addition. Read more →
This message from your ‘bucket list’: Time is fleeting. Get moving. Read more →
Over the years, the NewsCut staff has lived vicariously through the cross-country journeys of others. Quite often, they’re canoe trips down the Mississippi River.
We also have a fondness for those who paddle against the current, which is why it’s worth noting today that five paddlers, four of them from Saint Cloud, have made it to Minnesota in their quest to travel from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. They say no one has ever traveled the route in one trip. Read more →
Five men, all over 60 years are biking to raise money for wounded soldiers. Read more →
When I first started following the story of Daniel Alvarez, the Florida man who kayaked from Minnesota’s Northwest Angle to Key West and who is now paddling back by way of the Atlantic Ocean and Hudson River, I was deeply impressed by the kindness of Canada, Minnesota, and Wisconsin individuals who looked after him, if Read more →
We have a new entry in our ongoing list of people biking across country, running across country, kayaking across the country and — if you noted on 5×8 today — golfing across country. Nathan Mehlhoff left his parents house in Lakeville this afternoon and started walking to San Francisco. Why? To see what’s between here Read more →
Quick update on Daniel Alvarez, the Florida man who spent 9 months kayaking from Minnesota’s Northwest Angle to Key West, got there and decided to kayak back to Minnesota. Today, he announced he’s done with saltwater. He reached New York City. He couldn’t very well paddle back up the Mississippi River (against the current and Read more →
Unless something goes wrong in the next few days, Ryan Chalmers will realize his goal of traveling across the country. It took him only 71 days. Did I mention he’s pushing a racing wheelchair? This morning, he crossed the Delaware River from Philadelphia into New Jersey. He should arrive in Central Park on Saturday.